Home Page News Briefs People Media Telecom Archives About Us
Advertising Subscribe Reuse & Permissions
The Hill Times Parliament Now The Lobby Monitor HTCareers

Pilot project in Toronto seeks to make 211 as ubiquitous as 911 dialing

News | 06/19/2000 4:00 am EDT

The City of Toronto is spearheading a drive to have a national abbreviated dialing code that would link users to social services in the same way that 911 provides emergency assistance. The United Way of Greater Toronto and Community Information Toronto will soon file an application with the CRTC asking that 211 be adopted as the number for social services.

To keep reading, get a free trial.

Already a Subscriber?

Reuse & Permissions

Unauthorized distribution, transmission, reuse or republication of any and all content is strictly prohibited. To discuss re-use of this material, please contact:

Customer Care, 613-688-8821 | subscriptions@hilltimes.com